GL Team Lead

Job description

 Our German multinational partner company is looking for a German-speaking General Ledger Team Lead colleague for their growing SSC.

The ideal candidate should have 5+ years of experience in a general accounting role, of which at least 2 years is team lead experience.

• Working in a successful organization
• Hybrid working: 3 days home office and 2 days office
• Health & Safety: highest standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities (Medicover package)
• OTP Szép Card: Gross 39.000 HUF / month and annual bonus
• Pension: they have various financial models to give you individual support
• Training and education programs to help you develop professionally and personally

Your tasks will be as a General Ledger Team Lead:
• Lead a team of (Senior) Accountants (10-15 FTE)
• Manage ongoing operations of the team. Plan and monitor the capacity and workload of the team, hire additional team members according to anticipated workload
• Coordination and controlling of the knowledge transfer and ensuring seamless post-go-live stabilization of finance processes in scope
• Be involved in day-to-day operations and participate in the periodic closing processes:
o Monitor compliance with DTPs (detailed process documentation) created by the General Ledger Team during the knowledge transfer phase of transitions.
o Oversee the daily transactions and monitor the daily performance of the accounting department
o Approve journal entries by auditing the transactions
o Manage monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements
o Manage year-end closings
o Oversee the resolution of bank issues including fee anomalies, differences
o Review and approve account/bank reconciliations
o Comply with local GAAP and IFRS Accounting standards
o Review and approve the Balance Sheet account reconciliations on a regular basis
• Manage Asset Accounting related activities:
o Ensure asset master data maintenance, setting up of asset classes
o Manage acquisitions, disposals, revaluation, depreciation
o Control AA closing activities
• Support the Accounting Manager to monitor the team's performance against deliverables set in the Service Levels Agreements
• Work together with the Senior Finance Manager in establishing department KPIs
• Engage in collaboration with the business and stakeholders to develop a professional relationship

• University degree or equivalent experience, preferably in accounting or business
• Very good verbal and written English, and intermediate German
• Experience in working with multiple legal entities under different legal umbrellas is required
• Experience in leading, coaching, and mentoring people is required
• Solid ERP (SAP) accounting experience is required, knowledge of Navision is an advantage
• Consolidation tool (e.g. HFM) experience is required
• Complete familiarity with Microsoft Office or equivalent tools
• Entrepreneurial & Self-starting attitude with the ability to work independently
• Strong team-player who can build and motivate a process team
• Ability to pay close attention to detail and prioritize the right things at the right time
• Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to engage, negotiate and manage key stakeholders and suppliers

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